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On the Prowl

post-’s guide to getting your music sh*t together

With a desolate stretch of Post-less weeks ahead, the music staff has kindly deigned to help you satiate your unquenchable thirst for new, wonderful music. After sharing in our vast musical wisdom, you will be discovering delicious morsels of aural ecstasy in no time. Blogs The music blog experience is an individual, soul-searching pilgrimage. Each blog…

Required Reading

saucy tomes and leopard-print spandex

  Remember that moment of panic mid-August last year? The one when you realized that, while your friends were doing research in Iceland and interning at The New Yorker, you were sitting on your couch watching The Biggest Loser and feeding beer to your dog. Luckily, there’s a way to avoid that “Wow, I’ve accomplished…

“There’s No Easy Way to Say This, So I’ll Drag It Out”

  I met Michael Scott in the spring of 2005. As I was smack in the middle of my anglophilic phase, I approached the American remake of Ricky Gervais’ The Office with a hefty amount of skepticism. No one on this side of the pond could possibly fill Gervais’ uniquely British shoes. After watching the first…

P Diddy

“Build a fortress beyond coffins / Rembrandt, we paint our soulmates’ portraits.”  So spaketh the Puff Daddy, robed in white.  The smooth vocal stylings and production talents of Sean “Puffy” Combs have incontrovertibly been—for better or worse—one of the driving forces behind the evolution of mainstream American rap over the past 20 years.  Saturday afternoon, Diddy-Dirty Money’s Coming…

Nicolas Jaar

  Despite the fact that he has only one full-length album to his name, Nicolas “Nico” Jaar might actually be one of the more familiar acts in this year’s Spring Weekend lineup. The up-and-coming 21-year-old is one of our own—a Brown student, class of 2012—though probably the only one of us with a Pitchfork-rated album,…